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Merlin the Archer: Moving the Stones, the People: Building Stonehenge


Building Stonehenge It felt good to moving again. After all, we were men unencumbered by women or children. We had only our three ponies, which Finn named Teti, Pepi, and Nefer-kah, in honor of our Egyptian masters. Finn took a … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: On to the Green Island–two Merlins


Merlin the Archer: On to the Green Island–two Merlins How many trails had I been down in my life of adventure and wandering? How many battles, and escapes from battles? Shipwrecks, being bound in ropes, washed up on unknown shores? … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: Sodom and Gomorrah


Sodom and Gomorrah There was an army of sorts standing between us and the city of Gazah. I was gladdened by the reports that Sargon’s armies had quit this region, for no matter how well I had trained my soldiers, … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: Out of Egypt


Out of Egypt The huge brakka rode easily on the strong current of the broad Nile. My leg had healed and I felt whole, though restless and angry. I had killed my friend Mtombe, but, well, such things happen in … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: The Death of Mtombe


The Death of Mtombe Before leaving for the campaign to subdue the Sand-People in Kanaa, there were offerings made to many gods. Since I was now such a big part of the proceedings, I was required to attend the offerings … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: Shesut, daughter of the Gods


Shesut, Daughter of the Gods “Oh, good shot!” Ikaron shouted. My arrow had taken down the deer they called the gazelle from a hundred paces. Hotep, our Egyptian master, laughed and clapped his hands together. “Good, good, Achaeans!” His knowledge … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: The Land of the Pyramids


The Land of the Pyramids At first I didn’t know what I was looking at. Three perfect, pure-white mountains, each with a shining star at its top. The sun’s binding rays reflected off the stars and the light beamed in … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: To Kanaa with Abraham–Slaves of the Pharaoh


To Kanaa with Abraham..pursued by Akkadians..escape down the Jordan River…Jericho…Captured again…slaves of the Pharaoh Lahalit, riding with the troop of Ninlil-Upishtim, looked back over her shoulder as they reached the low pass over the ridge. Behind lay the cliff-bound desert … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: The Faith of Abraham and the Cold Desert


The Faith of Abraham Time had run out for us in the snow-bound village. The rest of the people forced their way to Abram’s overcrowded compound. They had wrapped their blankets around themselves and carried whatever they could in rag … Continue reading

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Marlin the Archer: Escape from the wrath of Sargon


Pelop and Herakul, The wrath of Lipit-Sin, Lahalit and Pelop escape through the Garden of Eden, freedom in Elam I didn’t realize I had the big cut on my leg until I tried to get down into the street from … Continue reading

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